Yonkers Police Department Makes Several Firearm Trafficking Arrests in Multi‐ Agency Investigation; Shuts Down Alleged “Iron Pipeline” Gun Trafficking Network

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YONKERS, NY – June 30, 2022 — Today, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Yonkers Police Commissioner Chris Sapienza, Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah, and DEA Special Agent in Charge Frank A. Tarentino III announced a series of arrests in a multi-agency investigation into illegal firearms trafficking. Earlier in 2022, the Yonkers Police Department Narcotics Unit initiated a joint investigation …

TribuneYonkers Police Department Makes Several Firearm Trafficking Arrests in Multi‐ Agency Investigation; Shuts Down Alleged “Iron Pipeline” Gun Trafficking Network

Our Fight Against Gun Violence
By Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — June 6, 2022 — We have all witnessed the recent carnage of gun violence in our country – from the brutal, racist murders in Buffalo to the unspeakable deaths of schoolchildren and teachers in Uvalde, Texas, and now the attack on a hospital in Tulsa. The fact that we see these happening over and over can …

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By Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah

Yonkers Apartment Superintendent Sentenced to State Prison for Assaulting Tenant With an Axe

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WHITE PLAINS, NY – April 30 2022 — Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced that the former superintendent of an apartment building in Yonkers was sentenced to state prison for assaulting a tenant with an axe. Anan Badan, 59, of Yonkers, was sentenced on April 28, 2022, to three years in state prison, with three years of post-release supervision. …

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G-Shine Bloods Gang Members and Associates Sentenced to State Prison forConspiracy to Murder Eyewitness

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WHITE PLAINS, NY – April 7, 2022 — Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced the successful prosecution of five G-Shine Bloods gang members and associates for conspiracy to murder an eyewitness. The last of five defendants, Damien Rickard, was sentenced on April 4, 2022. Between August 2018 and March 2019, Jason Garcia conspired with Matthew Brown, Cassaundra Dunham, …

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Westchester Asian American Democrats Joins Advocacy Groups Commending District Attorney’s Hate Crime Charges in Yonkers Case

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County Advocacy Groups Commend District Attorney’s Charges in Yonkers Hate Crime WAAD joins ‘Coalition Statement’ noting DA’s action toward justice for Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) and vulnerable communities WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — March 25, 2022 — Amid the backdrop of the one-year mark of the Atlanta spa shootings, which authorities there still have yet to charge as a hate crime, a …

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Mount Vernon Man Sentenced to Nine Years for Violent Sexual Assault

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — January 26, 2022 — Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced the sentencing of a Mount Vernon man who stabbed a woman in the face after he sexually assaulted her. Hasarn Myke, 40, was sentenced on January 25, 2022, to nine years in state prison, with 15 years of post-release supervision after his pleas of guilty to Attempted Assault …

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Yonkers Police Arrest and Charge a Staten Island Man in Bronx River Road Homicide

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YONKERS, NY — January 3, 2021 — On Sunday, June 20th, 2021, at approximately 5 AM, members of the Yonkers Police Department responded to the area of 463 Bronx River Road on a report of a man down bleeding from the head. Upon arrival officers located an unresponsive male victim down on the ground with an apparent head injury; First …

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Statement from Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah on NYS Governor Kathy Hochul Signing Covid-19 Legislation and the Creation of Multi-Agency Covid Vaccine Fraud Task Force

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — December 24, 2021 — We commend Governor Kathy Hochul for signing legislation that will enable law enforcement to better protect our communities against COVID-19 and those who seek to thwart vaccine requirements through fraudulent acts. The new legislation clarifies that making, possessing or selling a fraudulent COVID-19 vaccine cards is a crime and criminalizes computer tampering related to COVID-19 vaccine provisions. We …

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Death of Sleepy Hollow Resident Manuel Salazar by Mount Vernon, NY Resident Emmanuel Valentin Perez

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — August 24, 2021 — Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced that 18-year-old Emmanuel Valentin Perez was arraigned on Monday for the shooting death of a Sleepy Hollow resident Manuel Salazar. The charges in the indictment include Manslaughter in the First Degree, Criminal Use of a Firearm in the First Degree, Criminal Possession of a …

TribuneDeath of Sleepy Hollow Resident Manuel Salazar by Mount Vernon, NY Resident Emmanuel Valentin Perez